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Pink Floyd reunited in classical composition?

November 29 2005
15:15

One of the founders of the legendary British rock group Pink Floyd, Roger Waters (Rogers Waters) recently gave a series of interviews in popular television shows and magazines about music. He told me that he liked the joint appearance with Pink Floyd at the annual charity concert Live 8, and he was confident that other group members it had in mind (Live 8 concert was held on November 23 of 2005 in the London club Koko - author .).

The ex-vocalist, bassist and songwriter Roger Waters Pink Floyd hinted that he would not mind once again become one of the members of the legendary teams in the near future. To the question, but when that happens, Roger said that at the moment it is more concerned with his new creation - the opera Ca Ira, a variation on the French Revolution.

For the first time his work the general public sees the front of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.

"Any creative person, no matter if it's a musician or an artist, to be honest with yourself. It should not be afraid of openly proclaim the truth. For me, now more than ever, it is very important to get an emotional response in the hearts of the audience "- sharing your feelings Waters.

About the joint appearance with the musicians of Pink Floyd at Live 8, he said: "When we connect the instrument, we experienced the same sensations that a person experiences, pulling an old, worn-out shoes. "

The possibility of joint presentation, he had already discussed with drummer Nick Mason for a friendly lunch. But no tour is not planned yet. And Roger was very annoyed by the statement of guitarist David Gilmour at the recent inauguration Pink Floyd in the Hall of Fame British music. When David thanked "all the passengers that were with us in our fairytale journey, Roger immediately retorted:" Frankly, I never felt like a passenger. "

In an interview with Waters also spoke about the reasons that led him to leave the UK. As it turned out, he left the country because of the ban fox hunting, he believes that hunting foxes with dogs is not more violent than their poisons or poison gas.

Editor of the magazine Total Production International, Roger spoke about the premiere of the opera Ça Ira in Rome.

"A month before the premiere, I got the idea to put performers in period costumes, take photos and project them on the big screen. With this idea I have come to the former president of Sony, and now led by Metropolitan Opera House in New York, Peter Geldu (Peter Geld). After that I spent several more meetings, looked at some portfolios, and to shoot was selected Holthoyzen Mark (Mark Holtheusen), who diligently went to work. Filming took place in San Francisco, and then work on the photos continued in New York, and the final stage took place in Rome "- he shared the details.

Sound Effects engaged David Novak (David Novack) and Brian Besterman (Brian Besterman), which set up hardware for better sound effects. The easiest and the most spectacular effect was a ticking clock, which is exactly coincided with the music - added Roger - I myself was very nervous during the premiere, but Rick Wentworth (Rick Wentworth) to keep everything under control. A pair of musicians sfalshivila, but overall the performance was flawless. "

Hrithik noted the similarity of the opera music to such compositions as The Trial and Bring The Boys Back Home, because the former is a kind of imitation Vayllyu Kurt (Kurt Weill), and the second was originally written for guitar, and then have it added to the orchestra. But Waters denies it: "Rather, there is a similarity in the drama."

In general, Roger Waters was pleased with the premiere, and pleased by the fact that critics have called the opera "raw and unfinished, but was not told that she has fallen out of place or totally untalented.

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